The Netherlands is ready to purchase 2 Airbus tanker/transport aircraft with Luxembourgn, the Dutch Defense Ministry announced today on its website. The aircraft will be NATO property and will be stationed at Eindhoven Air Base for pooling and sharing. Belgium, Germany, Norway and Poland intend to join the agreement at a later date.
|Artist impression of a A330 MRTT refuelling a F-35 Lightning II fighter jet|
(Credit: Ministry of Defence of Netherlands)